Dumfries Primestock Sale Report 05/05/2021

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C & D Auctions held their weekly sale of primestock in Dumfries.

 

53 Cattle Forward

 

Prime Cattle:

 

Limousin x Bullocks to 260p/kg from J Jardine, Yett to R Johnstone & Sons Butchers, Annan

 

Heifers to 246p/kg from Low Three Mark to W Lindsay Butchers, Creetown

 

OTM’s met plenty of competition as buyers competed for all classes

 

Dairy averaged 132.7p/kg to 180p/kg and £1290.50

Beef averaged 146p/kg to 179p/kg and £1400

 

Per Head: AA – £1400 £1185.75 Whitehall, £1216.75 £1155.15 Auld Mills, £1185.60 Brickhouse. Fleck – £1290.50 £1247 Slacks. Short – £1192 £1115.40 x2 Auld Mills. Here – £1191.40 Slacks. Hols – £1188 Brownrigg, £1054.90 £1030.75 Barndennoch, £1146.95 Boreland of Colvend. Sim – £1163.90 Heithat. Lim – £1150 Barndennoch. Ayr – £936.20 Ryemuir.

Per Kilo: Hols – 180p Brownrigg, 137p 133p Barndennoch. AA – 179p 156p Brickhouse, 157p 151p Auld Mills, 153p Whitehall, 147p Craigielands. Fleck – 178p 147p Slacks. Short – 149p 143p x2 Auld Mills. BB – 145p Tinwald Shaws. Here – 148p Slacks. Lim – 143p Auld Mills. Ayr – 125p x2 Waterside Mains.

 

 

Spring Lambs sold to £159 for Suffolks from North Cowshaw to W Lindsay Butchers, Creetown

 

Lambs averaged 336p/kg

 

Prime Hoggs ment a keen demand with fleshed types wanted

 

Per Head:

Chev – £146 Birsca

Tex – £141 Marchbank, £140 Birsca, £138 Upper Rigg, £136 Ford Cottage

 

Per Kilo:

Chev – 352p/kg Barend, 324p/kg Upper Rigg

Tex – 321p/kg 305p/kg Upper Rigg, 316p/kg Ford Cottage

Black – 303p/kg Barend

 

154 Cast Ewes and Tups – Cast ewes and tups met a sharp trade. More can be sold weekly to vendors advantage.

104 Heavy Ewes averaged £109.19 and £178

45 Light Ewes averaged £64.58 and £116

 

Ewes:

Tex – £178 The Bush, £146 Hall of Drumpark, £143 Auchenfad

Suf – £140 Upper Portrack, £136 £124 Fairhills, £134 £128 Auchenfad, £114 Sweetbit

Chev. Mule – £128 Barony, £124 Druidhall/Braco, £110 Marchbank

Cross – £125 Barony, £124 £122 The Bush

Zwart – £124 Wallacetown

Chev – £124 Marchbank, £116 Hall of Drumpark, £101 £98 Druidhall/Braco

BFL – £98 Barr

Kerry – £92 Birsca

Black – £91 Hall of Drumpark, £72 Barony

Herd – £76 Barend

 

Rams:

Tex – £170 Hall of Drumpark, £168 Marchbank

Char – £164 Barend

Chev – £104 Marchbank

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